Asserbo Castle Ruins

Frederiksværk, Denmark

Asserbo Castle was founded by Bishop Absalon in the 1100s as a monastery for monks of the Carthusian Order. The castle was taken over first by the King around 1560 and in subsequent centuries by drifting sand. The castle was liberated from the sand in two phases: initially by King Frederik VII in 1849 and then by National Museum excavations in 1972.

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Founded: 12th century
Category: Ruins in Denmark
Historical period: The First Kingdom (Denmark)

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David Henriksen (14 months ago)
Very nice place for a walk. The charterhouse is not very well preserved, we missed alot more info on the place.
Flemmig Thomsen (16 months ago)
Grab the sun????
Mads Pedersen (2 years ago)
Nice little ruin.
Petras Lisauskas (2 years ago)
Place it self is not fascinating, but surroundings are. Forest is really nice to walk around. Also nit to far away from the sea
Søren Staun (2 years ago)
Would have been five stars if the place hadn't fallen into ruin. Sad.
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